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Supermarket set for Discovery Park

Discovery Park in east Kent

02 October 2013

Details have emerged of a new store set for the former Pfizer site, which has been dubbed "near imperative" for scientific work to continue there.

Chancellor's work plan labelled 'gimmick'

01 October 2013

George Osborne's proposals to tackle long-term unemployment have met with a lukewarm response in Swale.

Cripps Harries Hall and Vertex Law merger completed

Gavin Tyler

30 September 2013

Regional powerhouse created as two of the South East's top law firms join forces

Wetherspoon’s planned on site of old electrical shop

Swale planners agreed last night the former Brittain & Hobbs store can become a Wetherspoon pub

25 September 2013

National pub chain Wetherspoon has confirmed it has bought an empty shop in Sheerness and hopes to create 40 jobs in the town.

Plans submitted for controversial shop

Artist's impression of proposed Southern Co-Operative in Faversham Road, Lenham

25 September 2013

Proposals have been submitted to turn a fire damaged ironmongers, in Lenham, Maidstone, into a Southern Co-operative

Business leaders welcome Miliband pledge

Ed Miliband

24 September 2013

The Labour leaders says his party will give an £800m tax break to small firms - but business heads in the county say more reform is still needed.

Employment law made easy

Furley Page partner and head of employment Andrew Masters

24 September 2013

Discover the pitfalls and good practices at a workshop being held for Kent firms.

No accident that company is on the road to success

Ben Smith, left, and Mark Pool, from Coachworks Renovations

23 September 2013

The judges have been visiting this year’s nominees ahead of making their final decision...

Group shows you're never too old to surf

22 September 2013

Coffee, computers and companionship is on offer as a group of friends try to become the IT crowd.

Lonely beginning led to creation of busy portfolio

Matt Soper from Creation Lab Dartford

21 September 2013

Meet the latest entry to the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards...

On faster track for physiotherapy

Melanie Poynter treating a patient at Bluebell Physio Centre

20 September 2013

Meet the latest entry to the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards...

Local player with high-tech edge

19 September 2013

Over the past 11 years, Amax Estates and Property Services has become an important part of Gravesend’s commercial sector.

Small firms taking on more staff

Roger House, chairman, Federation of Small Businesses Kent and Medway

18 September 2013

Business leaders say a boost in staff levels in small businesses shows "growing confidence".

The vets loved by pets

Pilgrims Vets, Enterprise House, Essex Road, Darford

18 September 2013

Pilgrims, in Essex Road, Dartford, was founded in 1999 by Graham Hines and is our latest business award nominee...

Recruitment drive for festive mail

17 September 2013

Royal Mail looking to take on more than 200 extra staff in time for Christmas at its Medway centre.

200 jobs in pipeline as Indian-based firm plans Kent expansion

Cllr Mark Dance

16 September 2013

East Kent has scored a massive coup as a pharmaceutical giant eyes a Discovery Park move.

Bathroom firm seeks HQ move

A bathroom specialist is planning to move its headquarters to Dartford

16 September 2013

Crosswater Holdings and developer Prologis submitted a planning application to Dartford council for a new headquarters at The Bridge business park.

Cunningham signs up for corporate team at merged firm

12 September 2013

Former Brachers man joins the new Cripps Harries Hall and Vertex Law law company

Sweet success for The Fudge Man

Steve Timms with his home made fudge

11 September 2013

A Dover man who makes and sells fudge at a market in the town is celebrating after being awarded two gold stars in a national competition.

Kent jobless rate falls again

Job hunting can be made easier by having a tailored CV

11 September 2013

The number of people claiming jobseekers allowance in Kent dips below 25,000 - as latest figures reflect the UK's positive trend.

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